Latest news

We notify our members of updates through a regular e-newsletter. We also plan to publish regular updates on this website.

25 July 2021

Brickworks Environmental Impact Statement - Read YRA Submission

The developer has lodged and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) with the ACT planning authorities. YRA has provided a submission.

01 July 2021

Brickworks - Environmental Impact Statement for your comment

DOMA, the developer of the Brickworks site, has lodged an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) which is now open for public comment.

28 June 2021

Canberra Yacht Club Redevelopment - have your say

The Canberra Southern Cross Yacht Club has applied to the National Capital Authority for approval to refurbish Snapper On the Lake and the ground floor of the Club and construct a new outdoor dining area, including a pop-up bar and gelato café. Comment on the YRA draft submission or submit your own.

12 June 2021

CSIRO and Forestry School - YRA submissions and survey

The CSIRO site on Banks Street is a heritage listed precinct. Read the summary of the development proposed for the site together with the YRA’s recent submissions on the proposal. Share your views by completing the survey so YRA can provide feedback on behalf of our community.

12 June 2021

Seaplanes on the lake - discussion paper for comment

The NCA has released a discussion paper for public comment concerning possible seaplane operations on Lake Burley Griffin. YRA has prepared a draft submission raising concerns including the safety of lake users.

22 May 2021

Heritage Street Signs

Part of Yarralumla’s heritage are two historic street signs on the corner of Banks and Hooker Streets and Banks and Bentham Streets. Read about their history and their recent restoration.

22 May 2021

A short heritage walk around Yarralumla

As part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival for 2021, YRA organised a short walk around Yarralumla to highlight the many heritage features found locally.

21 May 2021

Free bulky waste collection for Yarralumla

Available from 1 July. Bookings essential

15 May 2021

Do you have a green bin?

Autumn leaves are beautiful to look at but degrade our lake if they find their way from our gutters into storm water drains.

15 March 2021

E-scooter Survey

As the six-month review of e-scooters operating in Canberra approaches, Elizabeth Lee has published a survey to gather your thoughts on the scooters.